Dental Assistant in Marietta, Georgia Salary

A Dental Assistant in Marietta, Georgia earns an average wage of $17.72 per hour.

$10.00 - $21.50
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.03
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $21.50
Annual Data $0$43K
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$21,011 - $43,596
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Dental Assistant

A dental assistant's duties include hands-on work with dental patients, assisting the dentist, and/or performing clerical functions in a dental clinic. Depending on an individual’s certification and goals, any of these are possible job tasks. If an individual would like hands-on work in the dentist’s office, their duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this particular duty would involve knowledge of the teeth and most dental procedures. The dental assistant would then assist the dentist in performing the operation, and do such things as handing the dentist the required tools and providing secondary support. This kind of job usually entails working one-on-one with the dentist, and requires good communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Tasks

  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.

About Marietta, Georgia

Cobb County, Georgia
58,436
Male:
29,146 (49.9%)
Female:
29,290 (50.1%)
Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county's seat and largest city. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 56,579. The 2013 estimate is 59,089, making it one of the Atlanta metropolitan area's largest suburbs. Marietta is the fourth largest of the principal cities (by population) of the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area. Etymology The origin of the name is uncertain. It is believed that the city was named for Mary Cobb, the wife of U.S. Senator and Superior Court judge Thomas Willis Cobb. Judge Cobb is the namesake of the county. Early settlers Homes were built by early settlers near the Cherokee town of Big Shanty (now Kennesaw) prior to 1824. The first plat was laid out in 1833. Like most towns, Marietta had a square in the center with a courthouse. The Georgia General Assembly legally recognized the community on December 19, 1834. Built...
Marietta:
$42,688
Georgia:
$49,342
$888
Marietta:
$206,300
Georgia:
$148,000
7.4%

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
18%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Patient Education
▲5%

Instrument Control
▲4%

Customer Service
▲4%

Radiology
▲4%

National Average
$34,000

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 71%